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Corneal Sensitivity Impaired in PDR Eyes, Not Reversed With Anti-VEGF Therapy

Assessment should be a standard screening test, as it may identify patients at risk for additional complications, such as diabetic keratopathy.
September 1, 2023

Diabetes Sufferers Without Ocular Involvement Lag Behind in Routine Eyecare

While those with vision difficulty are better connected to eye care, significant disparities in this field persist for marginalized groups in the US.
August 29, 2023

Psoriasis a Risk Factor for RVO in Diabetes Patients

The disease’s systemic inflammatory state and elevated risk of vascular complications may have ocular consequences, study shows.
August 28, 2023

Risk Factors For DR Progression Found in Pregnant Women

Type of diabetes, HbA1c level at onset of pregnancy, gestational age, hypertension status and intravitreal injection history during pregnancy all showed to be risk factors.
August 17, 2023

DR Risk Reduction Reflected in New Public Health Education Measurement

The American Heart Association’s updated cardiovascular assessment tool known as “Life’s Essential 8” shows promise for improving preventative strategies for diabetes and, with it, diabetic eye disease.
August 17, 2023

Curtail Anti-VEGF in DME Patients with Subpar Response After Six Months

A new study also found better baseline VA predicts favorable results, though patients with worse initial acuity did show greater gains overall.
August 11, 2023

White Blood Cells May Be Useful DME Biomarkers

Inflammatory indexes obtained via CBC could be an inexpensive way to guide treatment.
August 8, 2023

Diabetic Neovascularization and Capillary Nonperfusion Follow Asymmetric Pattern

Study using ultra-widefield angiography finds the former predominates superotemporally while the latter are concentrated in the superonasal quadrant.
August 8, 2023

Depression Somewhat Prevalent in Moderate to Severe NPDR Patients

Further education about the disease and more screening may reverse the initial increased rate of depression.
July 27, 2023

VMA Biomarkers on OCT Indicate Poor Visual Prognosis

These findings predict vision impairment as well as anatomical outcomes in patients with DME.
July 21, 2023